Princeton University History
Collections with Divisional Holdings
Benjamin Franklin Bunn Papers
This collection contains correspondence, financial reports, papers and memoranda relating to numerous Princeton University associations and organizations. The correspondence is virtually all between Bunn and his classmates, friends, and University officials, though some letters from family members are included. The most voluminous series of papers relate to the Class of 1907, The Daily Princetonian, the Princeton Triangle (the file contains a handwritten letter from F.
Princeton Playgoers, Inc. records
Consists of financial records, correspondence, records of ticket sales,
advertisements, contracts, and other materials documenting the planning and
production of plays at McCarter Theatre in the summer of 1942.
Theodore Ziolkowski Papers
The papers pertain to Ziolkowski's teaching of courses on European Literature and
include research notes for classes, lectures notes, course syllabi and
Orange Key Guide Service Records
The collection consists of records that document the activities of the Orange Key Guide Service, including tour routes, lists of tour guides, guide selection information, subject files, training materials, and procedure manuals, as well as a card index of buildings, inscriptions, sculptures, and other physical gifts donated to the University assembled by Orange Key Office as a reference for campus tour guides.
Program in Women's Studies Records
The collection consists of articles related to women's issues from the Daily Princetonian and other local publications, as well as clippings on other subjects such as University investments in South Africa. Also in the collection are promotional brochures about the program itself, programs from women's studies conferences, and bibliographies on research topics.
New Jersey Board of University Extension Records
The records consist of organizational materials pertaining to the formation of the
Board as well as plans and conference minutes. Also included are letters from
conference invitees, indicating their intentions to attend. The bulk of these
invitees were New Jersey politicians and college administrators.
John Cleve Green Collection
The John Cleve Green Collection consists of research materials compiled regarding the
life of John Cleve Green and his contributions to Princeton University. Included are
biographies, obituaries, and genealogical information on the Green family, as well as
portraits of John Cleve Green and one of his relatives, George S. Green. Also in the
collection are copies of Green's will and an appraisal of his estate, as well as
Daily Princetonian General records
Consists of subject files from the editorial offices of the Daily Princetonian covering topics such as award banquets, journalism seminars, managerial records and by-laws of the paper. Also included are some financial records and stock certificates, and several special issues and fund-raising books published by the paper. The bulk of the materials are from the 1950s through 1970s, representing only one portion of the newspaper's long history. A small amount of material from the late 1980s through the early 2000s is also present.
Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers
The Harpur Allen Gosnell Papers consist of various documents pertaining to Gosnell, a Princeton alumnus, and his efforts to initiate a Princeton University chapter of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps between 1927 and 1930. The plan (which was ultimately turned down by the University) put Gosnell into contact with many administrators and alums. Those exchanges along with the supporting research materials are documented here through correspondence and reports.
Bicentennial Celebration Records
The Bicentennial Celebration Records contain material documenting the planning
and organization of the yearlong festivities by the Bicentennial Committees, as
well as material relating to the conferences, convocations, and other events
that were held in honor of Princeton’s 200th anniversary. The records contain
correspondence, writings, speeches, reports, pamphlets, newspaper clippings,
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